Self-Insured Benefits Trust Fund Board of Trustees


The purpose of the Board of Trustees is to operate in furtherance of the Authorized Actions outlined in the Declaration of Benefits Trust, which is the Maricopa County, Arizona, Self-Insured Benefits Trust.


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Current Members

Representation Member Current Term
District 1 Jim Steinkamp 02/22/2023 - 02/21/2027
District 2 Reginald Monachino 05/24/2023 - 04/25/2027
District 3 Rex Jorgensen 09/13/2023 - 02/24/2027
District 4 Russ Ackerman 03/15/2023 - 02/24/2027
District 5 Helena Whitney 04/26/2023 - 03/16/2027
County Manager Designee Nicole Kasting
02/10/2021 - indefinite
Finance Manager (non-voting)    
Plan Administrator (non-voting) Haydee Arismendez
Benefits Deputy Director (non-voting) Charlotte Marz  
  1. Member Qualifications
  2. Duties & Powers
  3. Formation Authority

Member Qualifications

3.1The Benefits Trust shall be administered by no fewer than six (6) joint trustees, all of whom shall be citizens of the United States of America and residents of Maricopa County, Arizona.  All Trustees shall be at least 21 years of age and no person shall qualify as Trustee until he or she has received a written appointment, which shall be recorded with the Clerk of the Board and the records of the Benefits Trust.
3.2Each supervisorial district shall be represented by one (1) Trustee, who shall have been appointed by the supervisor of that district and approved by the Board.  The Trustees appointed by the supervisors shall not be employees or elected officials of the County or the Maricopa County Superior Court, and shall not be eligible to receive benefits in their own right or as a dependent of another person under any aspect of the Health and Welfare Benefits Program.  They should have experience in at least one of the following areas:  health care administration, benefits plan administration, health insurance administration, or financial analysis.  In addition, the County Manager, or his or her designee, shall serve as a Trustee.  The County Manager’s designee is subject to the approval of the Board, and shall possess the following qualifications:  (i) the designee shall be an employee of the County or the Arizona Superior Court, in and for Maricopa County; (ii) the designee shall report directly to the County Manager with respect to this appointment; and (iii) the designee shall be reasonably familiar with the subject matter of the appointment.
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